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perennials
tip: Mulching around your plants will help to control weeds, and also help to keep perennial roots cool and moist.
Botanical Name Sun or Shade
Polygonatum odoratum
Name Comments
SOLOMON’S SEAL
Height/Spread Zone
24/12 in. 60/30 cm 3
10-24/12-18 in. 2-60/30-45 cm
Flower Colour Blooms
white
May to June
various
shade
Delicate bell flowers on slender stems, moist
SPEEDWELL Veronica hybrids sun or shade
2
Many varieties of tall or low growing plants with spiked flowers; some good for ground cover
SPIDERWORT Tradescantia andersoniana sun or shade
Triangular flowers on grassy foliage, moist
CUSHION SPURGE Euphorbia polychroma sun
24/24 in. 60/60 cm 3
18/18 in. 45/45 cm
various June to Aug.
yellow
May to June
white
July to Aug.
lavender June to Aug.
white, pink
3 Foliage forms a dome covered in yellow flowers; drought tolerant
STATICE-GERMAN Goniolimon tataricum 16/12 in. 40/30 cm sun 3
Prickly white, globe-shaped flowers, good for cutting or drying, drought tolerant
STATICE-SEA LAVENDER Limonium latifolium 30/24 in. 75/60 cm sun 2
Dainty blue flowers, good for cutting or drying, drought tolerant
STRAWBERRY Fragaria bybrids 10/12 in. 25/30 cm sun or shade 2
May to Aug. White or pink flowering plants, trailing growth habit; good ground cover or hanging basket, edible fruit
SUNFLOWER - FALSE Heliopsis helianthoides sun
Tall plant with large daisy-like flowers, moist
SWEET PEA-PERENNIAL Lathyrus latifolius sun
Vigorously flowering, climbing vine; good for cutting
SWEET ROCKET Hesperis matronalis sun or shade
Fragrant flowers on long stems
SWEET WILLIAM Dianthus barbatus sun
Biennial plant with fragrant flowers; good for cutting
SWEET WOODRUFF Galium odoratum part shade
4/2 ft. 120/60 cm 4
8/1 ft. 240/30 cm 3
36/12 in. 90/30 cm 2
24/12 in. 60/30 cm 2
4-8/24 in. 10-20/60 cm
yellow
Aug. to Sept.
various June to Sept.
purple, white June to July
pink, red, white June to Aug.
white
May to July
3
Speading plant with clusters of fragrant, starry white flowers; good ground cover, moist
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